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Burkina Faso team aims to beat malaria with soap - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2016 - 06:05

New Vision

Burkina Faso team aims to beat malaria with soap
New Vision
In the small laboratory in Burkina Faso's National Centre for Malaria Research and Training in Ouagadougou, Niyondiko has been working since June to test the effectiveness of the soap at repelling mosquitoes and refine the recipe using different oils.

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WHO recognises Kenya's success in fighting malaria - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2016 - 01:04

The Star, Kenya

WHO recognises Kenya's success in fighting malaria
The Star, Kenya
Kenya is among African countries where access to testing and medication has dramatically reduced prevalence of malaria, a report shows. The World Malaria Report 2016, released by the World Health Organisation, says national surveys from 22 ...
Malaria control improves for vulnerable in Africa | Ghana NewsCitifmonline

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Blocking hormone activity in mosquitoes could help reduce malaria spread - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 20:51

HSPH News

Blocking hormone activity in mosquitoes could help reduce malaria spread
Science Daily
Malaria kills about 500,000 people every year. A person can become infected when bitten by a female mosquito that carries the Plasmodium parasite in its saliva, allowing the microbe to enter the person's bloodstream. Efforts to reduce infection have ...
Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to malaria controlEurekAlert (press release)

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Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to ... - HSPH News

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 20:47

HSPH News

Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to ...
HSPH News
A chemical that disrupts biological processes in female mosquitoes may be just as effective as insecticides in reducing the spread of malaria.

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Blocking hormone activity in mosquitoes could help reduce malaria spread

Science Daily - Malaria - December 15, 2016 - 19:35
Disruption of hormone signaling in mosquitoes may reduce their ability to transmit the parasite that causes malaria, according to a new study. The findings suggest a potential new approach to combat spread of the disease.
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Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to malaria control - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 19:10

Medical Xpress

Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to malaria control
Medical Xpress
Malaria kills about 500,000 people every year. People can become infected when bitten by mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. Typical strategies to prevent transmission involve the use of insecticide-treated bed nets and ...

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Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to malaria control - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 19:04

HSPH News

Hormone-disrupting compound could provide new approach to malaria control
EurekAlert (press release)
Boston, MA - A chemical that disrupts biological processes in female mosquitoes may be just as effective as insecticides in reducing the spread of malaria, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study will be ...
Blocking hormone activity in mosquitoes could help reduce malaria spreadScience Daily

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WHO commends Kenya on progressive fight against malaria - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 17:26

Daily Nation

WHO commends Kenya on progressive fight against malaria
Daily Nation
A mother watches her baby inside a mosquito net in Manila on December 7, 2014. Kenya is gaining ground in the war against malaria. PHOTO | AFP. In Summary. The organisation's global technical strategy for malaria between 2016 and 2030 aims at ...
Malaria control improves for vulnerable in AfricaCitifmonline

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How data maps are transforming the fight against malaria in Zambia - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 14:00

How data maps are transforming the fight against malaria in Zambia
The Guardian
She is tasked with stamping out malaria in the district of Itezhi-Tezhi, a region of cattle, maize and fish farming where seasonal floods make the clay plains impassable. As the district's malaria focal point person, she supports Zambia's National ...

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Lessons from Sri Lanka on malaria elimination - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 13:16

Devex

Lessons from Sri Lanka on malaria elimination
Devex
After staying malaria-free for three consecutive years, the country was able to apply for World Health Organization certification of malaria elimination. Since Sri Lanka was declared malaria-free on Sept. 5, the country has now emerged as an example of ...

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Malaria drug may come as relief for prostate cancer patients, study claims - International Business Times AU

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 10:31

International Business Times AU

Malaria drug may come as relief for prostate cancer patients, study claims
International Business Times AU
Malaria drug is found to have capability to stop tumours from growing in rodents. Scientists suggest that its use on humans may yield similar effects seen on rodents. An experiment done on rodents showed that a malaria drug stopped prostate cancer from ...
Malaria drug has the potential to treat prostate cancer, say scientistsInternational Business Times, India Edition

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Burundi: Malaria Spins Out of Control in Burundi - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 08:03

Burundi: Malaria Spins Out of Control in Burundi
AllAfrica.com
The campaign endeavours to fight the malaria epidemic that is currently a serious health threat to the country. The Integrated National Programme against Malaria (PNILP), a specialised programme of the Ministry of Health, says the epidemic has ...

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To Fight Malaria, Scientists Try Genetic Engineering To Wipe Out ... - WMRA Public Radio

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2016 - 00:55

WMRA Public Radio

To Fight Malaria, Scientists Try Genetic Engineering To Wipe Out ...
WMRA Public Radio
It's a cold, damp fall day in London. But in a windowless basement laboratory, it feels like the tropics. It's hot and humid. That's to keep.

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To Fight Malaria, Scientists Try Genetic Engineering To Wipe Out Mosquitoes - NPR

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 21:20

NPR

To Fight Malaria, Scientists Try Genetic Engineering To Wipe Out Mosquitoes
NPR
Hammond's team is genetically engineering the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, which is the primary species that spreads the malaria parasite. Nearly all of the offspring of the modified mosquitoes inherit mutations that knock out the genes females need to ...

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Prostate cancer NEWS: Tumours could be treated with MALARIA ... - Express.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 16:00

Express.co.uk

Prostate cancer NEWS: Tumours could be treated with MALARIA ...
Express.co.uk
PROSTATE cancer tumours which are no longer responding to treatment could be tackled with a drug designed to treat malaria, experts have discovered.
Prostate cancer could be treated with malaria drug after trial showed ...Mirror.co.uk

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Malaria cases in Gerik on the rise, now at 129 - New Straits Times Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 15:23

Malaria cases in Gerik on the rise, now at 129
New Straits Times Online
IPOH: The number of malaria cases around the Pos Kemar Orang Asli settlement in Gerik, have gone up to 129, with three more people tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease on Tuesday. State Health, Public Transport, Non Islamic Affairs, National ...

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Malaria spins out of control in Burundi - IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 14:44

IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Malaria spins out of control in Burundi
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)
The campaign endeavours to fight the malaria epidemic that is currently a serious health threat to the country. The Integrated National Programme against Malaria (PNILP), a specialised programme of the Ministry of Health, says the epidemic has ...

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LatAm's Malaria Cases Wane Except in Nicaragua, Venezuela, Peru - The Costa Rica Star

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 14:18

The Costa Rica Star

LatAm's Malaria Cases Wane Except in Nicaragua, Venezuela, Peru
The Costa Rica Star
Costa Rica is listed as free of malaria transmission by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it, along with several other countries will be certified malaria-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in coming years. The ...

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Improvements In Malaria Control Evident In Africa But Global Efforts Still Lacking, Says WHO Report - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 14:06

Tech Times

Improvements In Malaria Control Evident In Africa But Global Efforts Still Lacking, Says WHO Report
Tech Times
It is revealed in the World Malaria Report 2016 released on Dec. 13 that there is great progress in malarial intervention and control in sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is a shortfall in malaria control measures in many African countries, which are ...
WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat fundingCIDRAP
Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHOFox News
The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happeningLos Angeles Times
TIME -The Hindu
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